Dr Jan Oster
Jan is the current German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) lecturer at King’s College London. He joined the Dickson Poon School of Law in 2009, having previously worked for five years at Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, Germany. He received his education from the University of Mainz (First and Second State Examination and Dr. iur.) and the University of California Berkeley (LL.M.). Jan has taught at the University of Mainz, the Mainz Media Institute, the University of Dijon, the Ilmenau University of Technology, the University of California Berkeley and the University of Helsinki. He is a German advocate (Rechtsanwalt).
Jan focuses in his research on public and private European Union Law, Media Law, Comparative Law and Private International Law. He has written, inter alia, on the scope of judicial review in the field of network infrastructure regulation, on the regulation of Credit Rating Agencies, on voice over IP and media convergence, on procedural aspects of energy and telecommunications regulation and on the influence of European Law on domestic protection of human rights.
Rethinking Shevill: Conceptualising the EU Private International Law of Internet Torts against Personality Rights, International Review of Law, Computers & Technology 26 (2012), 113 – 128
Breach of Confidence Claims under English and European Private International Law, in: Dörr/Weaver (eds.), The Right to Privacy in the Light of Media Convergence, DeGruyter publisher, 2012, 194 – 211
The Commission Proposal to Amend the Regulation on Credit Rating Agencies, Maastricht Journal of European and Comparative Law 19 (2012), 206 – 211
The Criticism of Trading Corporations and their Right to Sue for Defamation, Journal of European Tort Law 2 (2011), 255 – 279
'Who Rates the Raters?' - The Regulation of Credit Rating Agencies in the EU, 17 Maastricht Journal of European and Comparative Law (2010), 353
The Scope of Judicial Review in the German and U.S. Administrative Legal System, (2008) 9 German Law Journal 1267
European Internal Market
Comparative and International Privacy & Defamation Law